By James Ellis
Transferring tablets requires a more delicate approach than traditional methods.
Due to their brittle nature, tablets must be handled with a more delicate approach than offered by many methods of transfer. The fragility of tablets and capsules often causes damage during the transport stage, thus potentially wasting valuable finished goods.
Popular methods used for the transfer of these products are vacuum, gravity, and air all of which are standard practice within the pharmaceutical and associated industries. Hanningfield can offer much experience in this area but several points must be taken into consideration to achieve efficient material handling without damage to the finished product.